BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business

This course is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, offering a strong, sector-related   emphasis on practical business skills and facilitating the development of requisite knowledge and   understanding. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in key concepts and practical skills.

It is comprised of 8 Units of Year 1 (Level 4) and 8 Units of Year 2 (Level 5), with each Level designed for one   year of study. Successful completion of the HND could permit progress to a 3 Year BSc (Honours) through Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Key Information:
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Awarding Body: Edexcel
  • Start Dates: September, November, February and April

Entry Requirements:

  •             A CERTIFIED copy of Secondary School Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification
  •             A CERTIFIED copy of all Academic Transcripts
  •             For students whose first language is not English, a minimum IELTS score of 6 (minimum 5.5 in all categories) is required.

    Year 1

    • Business Environment
    • Human Resource Management
    • Marketing
    • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
    • Managing Communications Knowledge and Information
    • Business Strategy
    • Organisations and Behaviour
    • Business Events Management

    Year 2

    • Marketing Planning
    • Business Decision Making
    • Project Management for Business
    • Human Resources Development
    • Sales Planning and Operations
    • Aspects of Contract & Negligence in Business
    • Research Project
    • Financial Systems and Auditing